Should your favorite well-qualified dentist deliver your baby?
The news is laden with terrible stories of botched cosmetic procedures like laser hair removal burns, droopy eyebrows from improper administration of Botox, and even deadly liposuction procedures.
USA Today's Portrayal Does a Grave Disservice to Consumers
The American Society of Dermatologic Surgeons submitted a letter to the editor of USA Today in response to the article, "Lack of training can be deadly in cosmetic surgery" published 9/13/11.
Drs. White and Woodall agree wholeheartedly with ASDS' view that the article's portrayal does a grave disservice to consumers by emphasizing plastic surgeons as the only qualified providers of cosmetic surgery.
Botox and Fillers - What can go wrong?
A series of articles published in USA Today last week (9/13/11) highlighted the extreme risks of undergoing cosmetic procedures by physicians trained in other specialties. The stories ranged from patients dying after receiving liposuction from a non-board certified general surgeon to patients being disfigured after botched Botox injections.
This is a Serious Problem Requiring Serious Comment
A series of articles was published last week in USA Today about the dangers of untrained or undertrained physicians and other medical personnel performing cosmetic procedures.
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